Fête de la Musique is Saturday
The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. will present the third annual Fête de la Musique at noon Saturday throughout downtown Laguna Beach.
Awarded this year's Laguna Beach Arts Alliance's "2010 Best New Arts Program," the Fête is held in conjunction with "World Music Day" each June. The Fête de la Musique originated in France and is celebrated worldwide on, or near, the beginning of summer.
The event will begin with an opening ceremony at the Rose Garden in front of the Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Following the opening ceremony, musicians and singers will perform at a number of locations throughout downtown. The musical day will conclude with a sing-along closing ceremony at Laguna Beach Main Beach at 3:30 p.m.
For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachsistercities.com.
Ocean Avenue businesses host receptions
Endangered Planet Foundation will hold a Summer Solstice potluck open house, wine tasting and art show from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at 384 Forest Ave, Suite 13.
The event will sea life microphotography by Beverly Factor, and work by eco-portraitist Kait Matthews.The exhibit runs through September 15.
At the same time, Anders Lasater, AIA, Architects will hold an open house at 384 Forest Ave., Suite 12. A selection of wines from CrossLynn Estate and a collection of art, curated by Peter Blake of Peter Blake Gallery, will be presented. Also on that evening, Peter Blake Gallery will be opening new works by Jeff Peters at 435 Ocean Ave., next to the Lumberyard. Also participating in the “Ocean Avenue Open House” is Danielle Clemens of Studio DC Salon, 380 Ocean Ave.
For more information, call (949) 497-7207 or visit www.endangeredplanet.org.
Laguna artist at Newport show
Laguna Beach artist and Sawdust exhibitor Jenn Prewitt has been invited to participate in Newport Beach's Art In the Park, where she will display her photography from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Mariners Park, 1300 Irvine Ave.
Prewitt's work captures the feeling and spirit of the oceans.
For more information, call (949) 673-2721.
Paintout with Jason Situ
Jason Situ, a member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn., will demonstrate his knowledge of painting California landscapes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Central Park in Huntington Beach.
Meet at the inside parking lot by the eucalyptus tree.
For more information, visit http://www.wjasonsituart.com.
Broadway star coaches aspiring actors
Tony Award nominee and award-winning actress Jonelle Allen will lead aspiring adult actors on a seven-week creative journey with an "Acting Camp" at No Square Theatre, located in Legion Hall in Laguna Beach.
The Camp will run from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturdays through July 31 and will offer a supportive and safe environment for 12 adults seeking comprehensive instruction from a qualified artist.
For more information, contact TeachingArtist@nosquare.org.
Laguna Beach Live! will WOW audiences
Laguna Beach Live! will present the WOW Factor, a modern jazz group of diverse musicians from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Rose Garden of Hotel Laguna, 425 Coast Hwy.